Amery


amery wiThe City of Amery, Wisconsin lies nestled on an isthmus between the lazy Apple River, and the beautiful North Twin and South Twin Lakes. Located in the heart of the St. Croix Valley, Amery is the largest community in Polk County and serves as a center for shopping, arts, recreation and healthcare. Amery, a quaint community offers its residents a wonderful quality of life and excellent services provided by  public agencies and the volunteerism inherent in the community.With seven beautiful parks offering walking trails, fishing, boat landings, birding and vast nature retreats, we believe Amery is a “great place” for families and retirees and we welcome our visitors wholeheartedly.

The City of Amery has some designed industrial parks. One of the parks   currently has 13 usable acres.  The City has two TIF Districts in the community one in the downtown and the other in one of their industrial parks.

The City also has its own micro loan program for small loans.  The City owns one of the industrial sites and they own a property in the heart of Amery that is zoned commercial and residential use.For information on the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which includes an Economic Development Element, please visit the following website:  http://www.co.polk.wi.us/landinfo/pdfs/Planning/CompPlanCAmery.pdf

Additional information on the City of Amery is available at: www.amerywisconsin.org and the Amery EDC Website: www.ameryedc.org/ or by contacting: cityadmin@amerytel.net
(715) 268-7486

Amery

Population

Total Population

2,901

Population
Growth Rate

-0.01%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

11.800

Housing & Income

Households

1,326

Total Housing Units

1,503


Owner Occupied

807

Renter Occupied

519

Vacant

177

Median Home Value

$147,840


Average Home Value

$174,938

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.28%


Per Capita Income

1.87%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,823 $53,187


Average Household

$66,953 $73,005


Per Capita

$30,358 $33,311

Workforce

Total Businesses

229

Total Employed

2,678

Workers 16+

1,137

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

29

Employed

903

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

37

Employed

340

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

259

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

12

Employed

242

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

19

Employed

205

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

17

Employed

199

Some
High School

134

Graduated
High School

653

Associates
Degree

196

Bachelor's
Degree

300

Graduate
Degree

152

Average Commute Time

23 min.



Resident Commuters

829

Non-Resident Commuters

204

Drive Alone

994

Carpooled

38

Public

0

Work At Home

33